OLSON, Thoren

WI 46th Inf Co I. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Clarno, Green County. Born 26 Nov 1826 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Feb 1865 at York, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Married to Sarah Robra. Died at age 90 on 15 May 1917 at Chancellor, South Dakota. Buried in Haugen Cemetery, Home Township, Turner County, South Dakota, block 4, lot 14, grave 14. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-10; red book vol 51) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Turner County) “Olson, Thora” “Olsen, Thore A”

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